Water sector under fire over sewage discharge into coastal bathing areas

BusinessGreen staff
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Penwith Heritage Coast, England | Credit: iStock
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Penwith Heritage Coast, England | Credit: iStock

Figures compiled by the Lib Dems indicate water firms released raw sewage into England's designated coastal bathing areas on 25,000 occasions last year

The UK water industry continues to face intense scrutiny over its pollution record, with Environment Agency figures indicating water companies released raw sewage into coastal bathing waters in England...

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